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12 Asian Startups That Caught Our Eye This Week

In the last seven days, we have had a couple of Asian tech startups on our radar, specifically from China, Indonesia, Japan, India, and Sing...

  • March 4, 2012
  • at 10:18 pm
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That Thing You (Forget to) Do Part 1: Product Development

Recently, I was invited by the incubator JFDI.Asia to deliver a talk entitled “That Thing You (Forget to) Do” (inspired loosely ...

  • March 4, 2012
  • at 5:33 pm
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Sofshell Wows the Audience With Its Shock Absorbent Padding

Sofshell took our breath away when co-founder Dr. Elgin Yap dropped a whopping 12-pound bowling ball onto his iPhone – after placing h...

  • March 3, 2012
  • at 7:00 pm
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Gushcloud Raises Seed Funding from Singhome Fund

Social media marketing startup Gushcloud has just raised seed funding from Singhome Fund, we just learned from Vincent Ha, the service’s C...

  • March 3, 2012
  • at 11:30 am
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Monaca Helps Non-Programmers Build Apps

When Japanese people hear the word Monaca (or Monaka), a traditional wafer cake filled with bean jam comes to mind. But a Tokyo-based web in...

  • March 2, 2012
  • at 9:40 pm
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Indian E-Commerce Site Launches Windows 8 App, Says It’s the First

Microsoft’s (NASDAQ:MSFT) new baby, Windows 8, is only a few days old, but already one Indian company is claiming to be the first to m...

  • March 2, 2012
  • at 8:40 pm
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The beauty of a BURPple

Elisha Ong of Burpple gave us some of the most colorful and enthusiastic 90 seconds at DEMO Asia. Addressing a particularly well-fed roo...

  • March 2, 2012
  • at 5:33 pm
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Live blog: DEMO Alumni panel — Where are they today?

Steven Goh, founder of mig33; Mario Jobbe, co-founder of Circos; and Jerry Kuo, co-founder and CEO of Atlas Post, will share with the audien...

  • March 2, 2012
  • at 4:50 pm
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More quick and dirty video interviews with DEMO Asia companies

We’ve done more on the ground short video interviews with teams that launched or pitched, investors looking to find the next big thing...

  • March 2, 2012
  • at 3:39 pm
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6 Must-Read Tech Stories in China This Week

News. It happens every week! But how are we to keep track of it? Why, with this, the rundown of this week’s most important China-relat...

  • March 4, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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Telunjuk: A New Indonesian Product Search Engine for Gadgets, Plane Tickets

Telunjuk launched its startup website at an event at Plaza Indonesia, Jakarta, a few days ago. Aiming to help its users to compare prices wh...

  • March 4, 2012
  • at 12:00 pm
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JFDI Startup Talks on Raising Angel Investment – 3 Mar

JFDI Startup Talks with Anil Joshi will happen this evening. He will give a talk entitled “Raising Angel Investment”. Anil leads...

  • March 3, 2012
  • at 1:52 pm
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VisuZ: Converts PC Display into Glasses-Free 3D Screen

3D effects are cool, but only when you have those special glasses to enjoy the effects. Malaysia-based company, 3D International (3DI) under...

  • March 2, 2012
  • at 10:38 pm
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More on the ground VIDEO interviews at DEMO Asia

Again, more video interviews with attendees and teams that launched at DEMO Asia! Gwen with Roshni Mahtani of TheAsianParent Gwen with Shiva...

  • March 2, 2012
  • at 9:21 pm
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CyberAgent Ventures Continues Vietnam Push, Invests in Online Book Service

CyberAgent Ventures, a subsidiary of Japan’s CyberAgent (TYO:4751), today announced its most recent of many investments in Vietnam. The fi...

  • March 2, 2012
  • at 7:40 pm
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Teamo.ru, Dating Site for Serious Relationships, Attracts Japanese VC Investment

Teamo.ru, a Russian dating website with over a million users, has attracted investment from United Managers Japan, Inc, via its UMJ Russia F...

  • March 2, 2012
  • at 5:00 pm
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Adeo Ressi: Singapore has the highest funding rate, but that may not be a good thing

We managed to catch Adeo Ressi, CEO of The Founder Institute and CEO of TheFunded.com briefly at the sidelines of DEMO Asia 2012 to get his ...

  • March 2, 2012
  • at 3:48 pm
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Live blog: DEMO Asia pitches by mobile tech startups

Witness the new products that hope to define the mobile landscape. In this session, Asial Corporation, Evvolution Technologies, Mobilewalla...

  • March 2, 2012
  • at 3:20 pm
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